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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize Shortlist Announced

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize Shortlist Announced - Four photographers have been shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012.

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The shortlist for this year's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize has been announced.

Mark Rylance by Spencer Murphy © Spencer Murphy
Mark Rylance by Spencer Murphy © Spencer Murphy.

Making the final shortlist are: Alma Haser for The Ventriloquist, Spencer Murphy for Mark Rylance (above), Jennifer Pattison for Lynne, Brighton and Jordi Ruiz Cirera for Maria Teichroeb.

The Ventriloquist by Alma Haser © Alma Haser
The Ventriloquist © Alma Haser.
Maria Teichroeb by Jordi Ruiz Cirera © Jordi Ruiz Cirera
Maria Teichroeb © Jordi Ruiz Cirera.
Lynne, Brighton by Jennifer Pattison © Jennifer Pattison
Lynne, Brighton © Jennifer Pattison.

As well as the first-prize winner, who will receive £12,000, and three runners-up, each of who get the following amount: Second Prize £3,000, Third Prize £2,000, Fourth Prize, £1,000, the exhibition will feature the John Kobal New Work Award. New for 2012 this will be awarded to a photographer under the age of 30 selected for the exhibition. The winning photographer will receive a cash prize of £4,000 to include undertaking a commission from the Gallery to photograph a sitter connected with the UK film industry.

The prizes for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012 and the winner of the inaugural John Kobal New Work Award will be announced at the awards ceremony on Monday 5 November 2012 at 7pm. The exhibition opens to the public on Thursday 8 November and will be on display at the National Portrait Gallery, London until 17 February 2013, admission £2.

Visit the National Portrait Gallery for more information.

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6 Sep 2012 11:37AM
Always a contentious award, the Taylor Wessing. Bit like the Turner Prize for 'art'!!

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6 Sep 2012 3:20PM
GrinGrinGrinGrin !!!....this is why I don't bother to enter competitions !!!!!!!!!
StrayCat Plus
11 16.9k 3 Canada
6 Sep 2012 5:26PM
Makes a powerful statement against competitions in general. Re-inforces my point of view, yuck.!!!Tongue

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